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Thurnier Buch : von Anfang, Vrsachen, Vrsprung vnd Herkommen der Thurnier im Heyligen Römischen Reich Teutscher Nation, wie viel offentlicher Landthurnier von Keyser Heinrich dem Ersten dieses Namens an biss auff den jetztregierenden Keyser Maximilian den Andern ... vnd in welchen Stetten die alle gehalten ... Alles jetzunder von neuwem zusammen getragen, mit schönen neuwen Figuren, sonderlich auch der adelischen Wappen, auffs schönest zugericht ..

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Thurnier Buch : von Anfang, Vrsachen, Vrsprung vnd Herkommen der Thurnier im Heyligen Römischen Reich Teutscher Nation, wie viel offentlicher Landthurnier von Keyser Heinrich dem Ersten dieses Namens an biss auff den jetztregierenden Keyser Maximilian den Andern ... vnd in welchen Stetten die alle gehalten ... Alles jetzunder von neuwem zusammen getragen, mit schönen neuwen Figuren, sonderlich auch der adelischen Wappen, auffs schönest zugericht ..


Published 1566
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Imprint from PP5vo, in Francolin, not here (cf. Murray)

Signatures: )(, A-D, E (including folding cut, missing), F-Z, Aa-Ss

Printed in German Gothic letter, full page and double columns. Title printed in red and black with a large woodcut vignette of the Emperor's court, verso blank. On )(2-4 dedication ("Vorrede") to Ferdinand archduke of Austria, on )(5 address "An die gestrengen Edlen ...", both signed by Sigmund Feyerabend and dated 1566, on )(6 woodcut vignette of Victory with Latin verses by Hartmann Schopper, verso blank. Text follows, A-Ss3vo. Register on Ss4 (marked 3)-6vo

Duplicate numbering: leaf CXCII missnumbered as CXCIII, in turn CXCIII misnumbered as CXCXIII; leaf Ss[iv] missnumbered as Ssiij

Library's copy consists of Rüxner's text only, i.e. without the Turnierbuch von Francolin (cf. Lipperheide). It lacks the first prelim. leaf and two folded plates. Leaf )(6 with verses by Hartmann Schopper is bound preceding leaf )(1

Illustrations: numerous woodcuts, frequently repeated, some are signed I.A. (Jost Amman), two are signed with the monogram HB (D4 and T1vo), possibly by Hans Bocksberger (cf. Fairfax Murray)

Third edition, the first with woodcuts by Jost Amman (cf. Lipperheide). First ed. appeared in 1530 under title: Anfang, Vrsprung, vnnd Herkomen des Thurnirs in Teutscher Nation. Later ed., published 1579-80, has title: Thurnierbuch

Binding: old, 18th or 19th century brown calf, gilt tooled spine with gilt lettered morocco label: Rixner Thurnier Buch

Murray, C.F. German books

Lipperheide, F. Kat. der Kostümbibliothek

Adams

Nagler, G.K. Die Monogrammisten


Publisher Getruckt zu Franckfurt am Mayn : bey Georg Raben in Verlegung Sigmund Feyrabends vnd Simon Hüters
Pages 520
Language German
Call number 340291
Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation
Book contributor Getty Research Institute
Collection getty; americana
Notes No table of contents. Foxing. Extremely narrow margins. Gutter included to avoid cropping text. Some text impossible to capture. Irregular pagination. Only right leaves are numbered.

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